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Mt. Crescent Ski Area

Come see us for ski, snowboard, and sledding fun at Mt. Crescent Ski Area this winter...where there's a 100% chance of snow!

OMA Tourism Awards

Mt. Crescent Ski Area won Best Pottawattamie County Attraction at the 2024 OMA Tourism Awards! Thank you to all who voted!


Skiing, Snowboarding, and Sledding

Who 's ready for some winter fun? Visit Mt. Cresent this ski season to enjoy one-of-a-kind skiing, snowboarding, and sledding in southwest Iowa 's beautiful Loess Hills!

Pottawattamie County residents receive a 25% discount on lift tickets and sledding tickets. In order to process your 25% discount, county residents must enter their zip code into the "Discount Code" box while making their online purchase.

On December 30th, 2021, Pottawattamie County purchased Mt. Crescent Ski Area in Honey Creek, IA with support from the Iowa West Foundation, an advocate of sustainable regional development. Mount Crescent sits directly south of Pottawattamie County park Hitchcock Nature Center and is nestled in the globally significant Loess Hills. The acquisition is part of Pottawattamie County 's plan to create one of the largest nature areas in the state in an effort to increase access to high-quality public land and recreation in Iowa.

Thank you to the residents who shared their feedback about Mt. Crescent Ski Area 's acquisition. More details will be released in the coming months about future plans at the ski hill.

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Address

17026 Snowhill Ln
Honey Creek, Iowa
51542

Directions

From Interstate I-29 take the Crescent exit and travel east to The Old Lincoln Highway. Mt. Crescent is located about 3 miles north of Crescent off of Old Lincoln Highway.

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